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the annex. former assistant secretary of defense and author of the book "into the fire" joins us. good evening, bing. >> good evening, greta. >> greta: i know you have been critical of how the government handled this. tell me. >> i think today a good a lot worse. the situation is very serious and most of the press doesn't want to touch it because many of them are cheerleaders for president obama. beyond that you valu have to lt what is going on and that is that president obama today said that he gave an order to everyone while the attack was going on to do everything they could to secure the personnel. that is really big because that means that those who were turning down ty woods when was asking for the help were going against the orders of the president of the united states. and a chairman of the joint chiefs of staff doesn't take an order from the president when says do everything and not put that in writing and send it out to the chain of command. so if that actually happened the way president obama today said it happened there is a paper trail. and i think people reasonably enough
with the american people and sharing any information with congress. >> greta: secretary of defense panetta said because there's been some criticism that the united states at least it's thought that they didn't respond to some requests for help on the ground. he said something to the effect we don't send people into danger without knowing the consequence. i know you're also a member of the military reserves and the u.s. senate. do you have any thought about that? >> yeah. i think there would be a lot of military members that would be shocked to hear that. how many operations have we launched to help comrades in distress not knowing what the outcome would be but knowing that's what we should do? here's what the american people don't realize. in june our consulate was attacked, on june the 6th. they blew i a hole in the wall that 40 people could go through. about a week the british ambassador's convoy was attack in benghazi, libya. guess who came to their aid? lieutenant colonel wood, an american military member, a member of the utah national guard, part of a security team. he left the american co
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